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Official Paper of Luvcrne, N. Dab.
Volume 42. No. 39 PUBLIC SCHOOLS SHOULD TEACH VOCATIONS, SAYS A. C. PRO" PBSSOR Vocational education should be given .more attention in grade and high schools, according to IS. H. .•Jones, professor of agricultural edu cation at the A. C., who points out tain barely 1 y2 percent of all Ameri can young people enter college and less than half graduate, while a Hrge marjority attended school until at least their 14th year and a big percentage ol' these at least enter High school. Dr. Jones discusses the vocational situation in College and State," an A. C. publication. Because North Dakota is funda mentally an agricultural state, there is a great future in practical agri culture courses for high schools, he believes, as provided under the £mith-Kughes act, a law authoriz ing a federal subsidy to all schools that accepted provisions for carrying on vocational education. At abou. the time the act was passed, Nortl. Dakota authorised agricultural higj schools and county agricultural schools. Lig Opportunities "In a state whose industry is pre dominately agriculture." Professor Jones says, "the needs of agricultural and home economic training as well as industrial vocational education offers a field of exceptional oppor tunity in the development of this, 'particular work. "Although the high schools are ai rapidly as possible endeavoring tc meet the requirements and are es tablishing full four-year courses it agriculture and home economics, it will remain for the short courses of three, four and five months for a period of one, two or three winters, for short unit courso.s of at least 44 hurs or for four, five and six weeks duration, and for evening schoo courses, to accomplish the best work I6r the first few years. A large per cent. of our young people, we must remember, do not finish more than tha fifth or sixth- grade in the com inn schools. Likewise, a large pro portion of the y-i'ic people ,'who an intensely interested in vocational agriculture and home economics art unable on account of a lack of fi nances or time to be away from tht home during the growing season. This necessitates the short dull sea son course as well as the short uni. courses. In many instances this con dition is really a blessing in dis guise, for it facilitates the supervised home project which every student in Smith-Hughes work must carry on for a period of at least six months each year. "The supervised home priject, su pervised by the instructor, calls for a 12 months term o£ agricultural in struction in order that the instructor may not only teach tiie principles and science of agriculture, but may also mingle with the joung men on their home farms, get acquainted with their parents and see that they carry out a home project illustrating problems studied in the classroom. The project is done on a farm and in carrifig it out a throughgoing educational process is involved. "Under the home project plan, the instruction is adapted to the kinds of farming prevalent in the-districts where the work is established. The projects are thus subject to tlie same obstacles encountered under the given district, and are also aided by the influences in a state which seeks to improve its farming. The force and value of the work is felt by the parents. The struggle with realities, especially, wins their admiration and respect. They feel that the agricul tural instructors are competent and unafraid. MICKJE, THE PRINTER'S DEVIL uews. v* CEL9.8PATE0 NEfc. GtOUOEM NESt OPVUVOVJ OP KAA.RVJVEO UF6 a Boys Stay in Schoil "The plan offers the boy, eager to quit school to work upon reaching his 14th birthday, a strong incentive to continue in school because It undertakes to make hime an earner while still a learner. "At the present time North Da kota needs to be impressed with an appreciation the enthusiasm foi agriculture and rural life. For thifc ends the courses utilize agriculture and the mechanic and domestic art* purely as educational material, ab solutely in a par with greek ant mathematics. The Smith-Hughe, ouises tend to overcome the ides that agriculture and homemaking are unworthy callings. Agricultur -iiust be raised to as dignified a po sitlon as medicine, law, or engineer iug. Homemaking must be looket upon as a profession by the girl, who go out from the secondarj chool. The schols of this stati vill never become efficient in th highest degree until the basic art jpon which the future welfare of the tate and nation depends, are given heir proper place. Give as much onsideration to the man who does hings as is now given to the man who talks about them, and we shall ot have to complain of agricultural o.itlitfon in our stato.Fargo Forum. LUTH3RAN CHRUCH H. L. Wlese. Pastor Divine worship in the German anguage, at 10:30 a. tc. Bible study at 11:45. 'Tin FAITH HEALER" COMING Next Wednesday, December 20th, powerful Paramount picture, in vhich Milton Sills playa the leading ole, will be seen for one nigttt at he High School Auditorium. This 3 a powerful picturization by George Telford of William Vaughn Moody's Tamous play. Ann Forrest plays op posite Mr. Sills in a sympathetic role, dmission charge ot 25 and 15 cts. 'lay starts at 7:30.—Adv. OARPKNTER CULLIjfOS (Too late for last week) The-program at the Gray school house was well attended last Wed csday night. Mrs. Will Sussex and children pent the week-end at home Mr. and Mrs. Silas Wood, son and laughter, and Knurl Itande blent hanksgiving at ^io Elmer Byer home at Hope. Mr?. Wood spent th«» week-end there. John Sussex and family, Will Sus sex and family, Jas. Sussex, and famrx Ciaude Knox, Wi.e and daugucjr and R. L. Curry and family spent Thanks giving at the Will Knox home. Mrs. Jesse Warren called at the Harry Rickard home Wednesday- af ternoon. Mrs. Will McKelllps received her piano from Montana one day last week. The R. L. Curry family moved into heir new home last Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rickird spent Tuesday at the Harry Rickard home. Mr. and Mrs. Andrus Nybo and hildren spent Sunday at the Elmer Knutson home. !£. A. Palfrey transacted business in Hope Wednesday. Donovan Kraabel is playing violin .'ith the Philharmonic orchestra. The rchestra is composed of over forty ausicians of the University and the icy of Grand Forks. It is under he direction of Prof. F. A. Riedle aan, of the University Music Depart uent. The Philharmonic gave the irst concert of itB season Sunday af ernoon, December 9th, at the Met ropolitan theatre in Grand Forks. St'AM S\Vi«JE, IOOM& 9yah HOPE. STEELE COUNTY. NORTH DAKOTA. DECEMBER 14 192? WHIN A NIC HIE WENT A U)N& VIAV IN A CANDY STO«£,0ur AUTOES INJURE 53,000 IN 1028 l»ist. of Killed and Hurt Increasing Daily—One'Third Are Children— Death Toll This Year Will Be 13, 000 Killed, 40/000 Mainod. "If you don't see the train, see me,'' reads the sign ot a Buffalo undertaker at a railway crossing. Only those motorists who survive ail to heed this advice the victims ?an't get away from it. Thirty-five persons are killed daily in motor accidents on American streets and highways. Thirteen thousand killed, 40,000 njuded, will be the automobile cas ualty toll this year. One-third of these will be children under 15 Nine-tenths will be pedestrians run down by automobiles. The motor car casualty lists are growing longer, despite all efforts to regulate traffic. At each main street crissing in Washington, both on the sidewalk and on the pavement, a large foot is painted read, "Don't get hurt." Unfortunately, motor car/ continue to kill people in Wash ington, notwithstanding. A speeding motor car driven zig sag fashion struck a man in Kansas City, carried his body 50 feet on the front of the car, but the driver nev er stopped or slowed up. Both the victims' legs were factured below the knee, his left arm was broken at the elbow, and his neck snapped in two. Six Cleveland motorists un der police guard, attended the funer al of 7-year old Katherine Gilmore, killed by a speeding automobile in front of her home, and saw the flow er-covered coffin borne into the church by the child's school mates. The text of the furenal sermon was "Thou shalt not kill." Impressive, no doubt, but not so impressive as a jail or prison sent ence. Seven Detroit speedsters, grouped about the body of an old man and a boy killed in a traffic accident, list ened to a few words from Judge Bartlett, who had just sentenced them to Jail. "Gentlemen,'' said the Judge, "I am going to fight to the last for the lives of little children I want you to be examples to others by reason of your arrest and conviction." The silence and the ashen fares of th prisoners, who at first made light of the trial, showed the judge's little sermon had Btruck home. Uniform traffic laws strictly en forced is the legal remedy. Pedest rians and motorists must not take chancs. Motorists must learn they cannot afford to make mistakes they must be constantly on watch againsst the heedlessness ot children. The 'member VOl) I AUVTHIHG FO" AMOtLe? AlU* MO \Mpa tb AOOOX SEEU 0 price is eternal vlligance.—Capper's Weekly. HOPE HIGH SCHOOL NOTES SCHOLARSHIP DEFICIENCIES Six weeks period ending Dec. 1, 82 Names of students who have received less than 75 per cent in average Dorothy Curtis, Edna schuldt, Lu cerne Smith. PERFECT ATTENDANCE ROLL* Six weeks period ending Dec. 1, 22 Dagney Anderson, D. BJorklund. D. Curtis, E. Dorrance, W. Eckart. Myron Fuller, A. Greenwood, Greenwood, L. Gumb, W. Jefferson. K. Joslyn, W. Kotts, J. McCullough A. O'Brlan, E. Pearson, E. Smith, F. Warner, E. Washburn, G. Willmert M. Willmert, A. Willmert. K. Wil liams, V. Williams. CITIZENSHIP HONOR ROLL Si" weeks period ending Dec. I, 22 Names of students who have received 90 per cent In deportment, 80 per cent in all subjects and have been in attendance fr at least 20 days. Dagney Anderson, Roxy Brace Del bert Bjorklund, Zoe Bowen, Warren Carpenter, Sigrid Christianson, Eu nice Curry, Agnes Eckart, Gladys Ferrell, Adele Greenwood, Laura May Gumb, Margaret Hahn, Fern James, Naomi James, Elva Lynn, Charles Moores, Jessie Miller, Mary Meader John McCullough, Paul McLaughlin, Minnie Nestigen, Esther Pearson, Irene Pederson, Emma Peterson Elsie Peterson, Hazel Picken, Lillian Reynolds, Robert Reynolds, Lillian Savoie, Eunice Smith, Mary Smith, Wilbert Smith, Annabellc Smith, Eu gene Sussex, Ruth Sussex, Gladys Vadnie, Leona Vierkandt, Frances Warner, Sheldon Wheeler, Minnie Willmert, Gertrude Willmert, Alma Willmert, Karl Williams, Viola Wil liams, Henry Wood, Lyla Wyborny. SCHOLARSHIP HONOR ROLL Six weeks period ending Dec. 1, 22 Names of students who have received 90 per cent or more in all subjects. Dagney Anderson, Roxy Brace, Zoe Bowen, Eunice Curry, Eva Dor-, ranee, Agnes Eckart, Gladys Ferrell. Adele Greenwood, Margaret Hahn, Fern James, Naomi James, Elva Lynn Mary Meader, Minnie Nestigen, Es ther Pearson, Irene Peder3en, Elsie Peterson, Lillian Savoie, Eunice Smith. Eugene Sussex, Frances War ner, Sheldon Wheeler, Minnie Will mert, Gertrude Willmert, Alma Willmert, Lyla Wyborny. Marian Egan, Eugene Sussex Harry Chalmers, and Charles Park man winners in the Boys' Club Work lot the Hope Special School District leave tor Fargo Dec. 18th to attend the Annual Achievement Week Pro gram given by the Agricultural Col- vuen, umrer lege. County winners from all over the State meet at the Agriculture College Campus Dec. 18th to Dec. 2 2nd for Instruction and entertain ment. One of the social features of great interest to the boys is the ban quet given them by the Commercial Club of Fargo. Wo are pleased to report that the county school nurse is in our midst. She finds many throats and tonsils needing attention. W© feel that par ents generally do not recognize the relation between enlarged tonsils, diseased teeth, etc., and the failure ot children to do good work In school. We believe that th* lives and health of the children should be attended to ubove all other- things. Let us work together for the upbuilding of the Health Life of the community. Miss McNlcol has charge ot the sale of Christmas seals this yea*. The money from these seals goes to the North Dakota Antl-TuberculosiB As sociation to be used in promoting the health of people afflicted with that disease. We have been asked to sell $100 worth of these stamps. They are only le each and every person in Pope should be able to buy a few. In order to give various individuals who are trying out for the basket ball squads a chance to work out, scrimmage practice was arranged with the teams from Page on Satur Jay afternoon. Our boys had a work Out that ought to help put them In rim for Fargo. Coach Shrum has a bunch of hard workers trying out or the team this year and while it is too early to make predictions, we eel sure that the team will ocer good ompetition to any comers. Fargo has given us games this year. The joys play at Fargo Friday evening. There are a great many absences rom the lower grades due to the storm Monday. This 1b the second .londay that has ipened the school voek with a blizzard. I think we lad better look out for the next one. Ve would suggest that country hiidren who stay in town should omo in Sunday night. That would better than missing two or three -lays of school. Last Friday night the Sophomores ,'!ive a very delightful party to the freshmen of this year's class. The 'reshinen were put through various nitiation stunts, which included a iorse race, tight rope walking, snig :ig, whistling, dancing, etc. The last .tunt was a mock wedding, Willard -otts acting as the groom and Eunice Smith the bride. A straw vote was akeu during the course of the even ing to see who was the homliest reshman boy, and also the moBt pop alar freshman girl. Willard Kotts uid Eunice Smith received a majority -f th« votes cast. After playing a few games a delicious luneh was jerved consisting ot ice cream, eake md cocoa. The sophmore class can -ertainly entertain in a royal man ner. Wednesday at chapel.*Rev. Hull, of the Congregational church, is scheduled to deliver the address and he Girls' Glee Club are to make their first public appearance. This will be the last chapel program be .'ore the Christmas holidays. The Hope school will close for Christmas vacation on Friday after toon, December 22, and will open igain on Monday morning, January Stb. S. L. Ingison was overcome by gas from the engine in the basement on Tuesday evening. He Is recovering -licely however. Bring your pictures to be framed 3arly and avoid the rush.—Chand .er's Furniture Store. Official rap*. Of* *f ••»«. V. •2.00 per year, 5 Ctt. per oopy HOPE HIGH SCHOOL BASKET TEAM WORKING HARD FOR FIRST GAME With the loss of two regulars io Brewster and Plaine from the team by graduation, a new team is grad ually being worked into shape for the coming season's schedule. The first squad at the present time com prises McCullough (Capt), Smith. BJorklund, Wood, Fuller, Lunding. Fullmer. Washburn. Christianson. and Joslyn. The first team has not been picked yet as the time has been spent entirely on fundamentals. So far, McCullough seems to have land ed one of the forward berths, with 9mlth center, and BJorklund altern ating guard and center, with a sUght edge going to Lunding and Fullmer on the other forward position and Wood and Fuller the remaining guard position, It is not likely that any ot the positions will be clinched this year as the competition is strong for the first five places on the team. Merle and Fern Hanks will soon re port for practice with a hind them which also upset the dope on positions. The High Selipol team has engaged In two full prelimlnery practice games to date and were successful in both. With the final polishing off on fundamentals and the introduction of signals this week, the team will be ready tor Fargo on Dec. 15th. at Fargo, our first game If the season. IMPORTANT NOTICE TO POST OFFICE PATRONS Beginning Monday, December 18th and continuing to December 25th, in clusive, the local post offlec will be open during the noon hour. It will also be open tor the acceptance ot parcel post only (no other business will be conducted) from 7 p. m. to 8 p. m. It Is requested that the patrons avail themselves ot these hours tor mailing parcels, especially the evening hour. Be sure that your parcels aro well wrapped with good tough paper and securely_tied, and addressed on one side only.. Please avoid the use of lead pencils in addressing parcels. All parcels containing perishable or frag ile articles should be so marked very plainly on the address side in large and distinct letters. If you' do not mark them please advise us and we will do so. All parcels should be in sured, and those containing perish able articles should be specially de livered during Christmas week. Receipts for insured parcels will not be issued at time ot mailing but will mailed to you the next day. Please do not come in at the last minute and Insist on your parcels going to-night. We realise that your parcels are important, but you must remember that so are the hundreds ot others that were mailed earlier In the day. We will get all the mall out ev ery day that w4 possibly can. Last year we were short of sacks every night and therefore could not get everything out, however, this year we have requsitioned an extra sup ply and should have no'trouble in getting everything out on time Also please do not refuse to tell us what your parcels contain. We do not ask from Idle curiouslty, It is a department regulation and must be complied with, or we are com pelled to refuse the parcels. Acknowledge receipt ot your gifts promptly, and thus avoid the many unnecessary inquiries thru the post office regarding the" delivery ot them. A. B. MCLAUGHLIN Postmaster Call and see our display of Table and Floor Lamps. Chandler's. This Ok Bird Is Cautious I 8 "S record be I